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Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising - Session III of IV
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Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising - Session III of IV

This is a required series for the Certificate in Fundraising & Development. Please note, this workshop is four days of training.

10/15/2020
When: October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2020
9:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Where: Virtual Synchronous Learning Environment

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Prepare your organization for long-term fundraising success. This workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the fundraising process using ethical, reliable methods that will give your organization the resilience to weather economic ups and downs. While designed for those at beginner or intermediate levels of fundraising experience, it is also required for those working to earn their Certificate in Fundraising and Development.


Participants will learn the basic questions and answers of fundraising:

Q: When are you ready to fundraise?
A: Institutional readiness, planning, & the case for support

Q: What do you raise money for?
A: Operations, endowment, special projects, & capital

Q: From whom do you raise money?
A: Individuals, foundations, corporations, & other organizations

Q: How do you fundraise?
A: Overview of the various strategies and methods used: from annual giving & e-philanthropy to major gifts & comprehensive campaigns

Q: What helps you fundraise?
A: Infrastructure: staffing, technology, research, & stewardship

Q: Who does the fundraising?
A: Managing staff & volunteers

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the components of an ethical, comprehensive, and productive development program.
  • Emerge with a comprehensive understanding of the various vehicles and methods of fundraising.
  • Recognize and organize a layered approach to fundraising, which provides for multiple needs and markets.
  • Know better how to work with volunteers, Boards, and other colleagues.
  • Become a more effective representative of the development perspective within his/her workplace.

Cost: $690 members, $1370 non-members

(For members, a limited number of scholarships are available per workshop, click here to apply.)

2020 Fundamentals of Successful Fundraising Dates:

Thursday, October 1, 8. 15, 22, 2020; 9:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
(Day 3 will include a working lunch – please bring a brown bag lunch.)

Instructor: Karen Revels, Executive Director, CannonBall Kids' cancer Foundation

 

Karen Revels is the Executive Director at the CannonBall Kids' cancer Foundation. Previously, she served as the Senior Manager of Philanthropy at the Edyth Bush Institute overseeing the Annual Philanthropy Conference, symposiums, research projects, and The Donors Forum of Central Florida.  Karen played a key role in managing the Leadership Certificate, executive transition and advanced fundraising programs and still serves as an instructor at the Institute.   

Karen has more than 16 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience in roles as Executive Director with The American Cancer Society and the International Fibrodisplaysia Ossificans Progressiva Association; and as Development Director with The Jewish Community Center and the Institute of Internal Auditors.  In addition, she founded the Howard Middle School Foundation, most recently serving as President; served as a foster parent; and regularly volunteers with Lake Eola Charter School, Trinity Lutheran School, and First Presbyterian Orlando.

She was awarded the Women of Distinction Award from the Citrus Council of Girl Scouts, is a graduate of Leadership Orlando Class 69 and Leadership Brevard Class 2005.  She received a B.S. in Public Administration from University of Central Florida and completed her Professional Masters of Science in Management from the University of Central Florida in July 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: This event will be a virtual synchronous learning environment. After registering, virtual participation instructions will be sent to you.

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